Six surprising health benefits of strawberries

Eight strawberries, a single serving, deliver on a surprising checklist of benefits for anyone looking to live a healthier lifestyle. Strawberries are much more than a sweet and delicious treat – they are a versatile fruit that’s great for your health. What better time than National Strawberry Month to share six health benefits of strawberries […]

Five surprising facts about dairy you should know

Have you ever stopped to think about what a delicious cheeseburger, the dressing on your salad or your morning extra-foam latte have in common? They’re all undeniably dairy! From cow care to nutrient-packed punches, here are five facts you may not know about dairy: 1. Dairy farming is a family affair. Every day, nearly 42,000 […]

Strategies for self-love

It’s not easy to practice self-love, no matter who you are. For people living with a chronic condition such as rheumatoid arthritis (RA) – an autoimmune disease of the joints1 that affects approximately 1.6 million people in the United States,2,3 – it can feel even more overwhelming to love a body that doesn’t always cooperate with […]

Taking opioids for pain? Speak up. Ask the hard questions

Opioids often are the go-to pain killer for everything from back aches and injuries to post-surgical pain, as evidenced by the more than 300 million prescriptions written each year. While they can help with moderate to severe short-term pain, opioids are not without risk. Because they have significant side effects, including an increased risk of […]

Five eye health tips that are easy to visualize

Writer Leigh Hunt once said, “The groundwork of all happiness is good health.” It’s a mantra you heed because nothing is more important than your health. That’s why you watch what you eat, you exercise at least three times a week and you avoid tobacco and excessive alcohol use. You’re working hard to improve your […]